Pre 1897 thumbnails


Neg. No: GP (L) 1284
Neg. Size: 15"x12"
Neg. Date: 24-06-1897

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Sitter: Rt. Hon. Sir (John) Gordon Sprigg (1830-1913).

Rt. Hon. Sir (John) Gordon Sprigg (1830-1913).

Biog: Prime Minister, Cape Colony.

Date: 24 June 1897.

Occasion: Visit to Britain for Colonial Conference & Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee.

Location: The Lafayette Studio, 179 New Bond Street, London, W.

Descr: TQL seated with book.

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Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop

Photographer: The firm of J. Lafayette, 179 New Bond Street, London.

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No of poses: 1.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.


Biog: Dictionary of National Biography; Who's Who; The Times, 17 June 1897, p 12;

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